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150 North Riverside

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Status  Topped-out
Construction started  2015
Opening  2017
Opened  2017
Type  Office
Estimated completion  2017
Height  228 m
Floors  54
150 North Riverside
Location  150 North Riverside Plaza, Chicago, Illinois
Address  150 N Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606, USA
Structural engineer  Magnusson Klemencic Associates
Similar  River Point, One Bennett Park, 1000 South Michigan, Wanda Vista, 300 North LaSalle

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150 North Riverside Plaza is a highrise building currently under construction in Chicago, Illinois. The building is planned to be 54 stories tall when completed. The building will occupy a two-acre site on the west bank of the Chicago River. The building will feature 1.2 million square feet of leasable office space, but due to its unique superstructure design, will only encompass 25 percent of the lot.

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Background

As required by the city of Chicago for any new building, the developer is required to set aside part of the lot size for public park space. Due to this the remaining 75 percent of the project site is reserved for a public park, amphitheater, and riverwalk. The site is also being built over tracks that carry Metra and Amtrak trains into Chicago Union Station. When completed, the building is aiming to gain LEED gold certification.

Design

The west side of the building will feature a lobby with a glass wall that is nearly 100 feet tall at its peak. The architects intention is visually connect the interior and exterior.

One signature aspect of 150 North Riverside building is the way the office floors cantilever out from the central core. The building is constructed with a smaller base for a height of 8 stories (104ft), but the building cantilvers out to the full size of the office floor space.

References

150 North Riverside Wikipedia


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